The New System

Actually quite a bit more traumatic and time consuming than I expected.

Of course most of that is my fault, since I’m very obsessive about backups and notes.

And I shifted my installation paradigm for this one, sticking with the Microsoft defaults for as long as I could stand them, which is now.

XP Pro, Service Pack 3, all the updates including IE 8 and MP 11.  The only thing proprietary is the network drivers and firewall included with my Asus A8N-E motherboard.

The good news is that it’s looking more and more like a virus or malware since IE was behaving just as badly as my Firefox.  Hopefully by this evening I’ll have a system I recognize and can be productive for you with.

General tirades about computers accepted below.


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  1. I hate computers, always have actually.

  2. Wear a condom when you surf!

  3. some advice from you guys. And probably bitch and whine a lot in the process.

    It should be fairly painless for you though, cuz Im dumber than shit…. so my Q’s will be easy ones. lol.

    • Edger on January 29, 2010 at 12:41 am

    in my basement that you can have if you want it. But you have to pick it up. 😉

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